In August, Nissan Sold 1,393 Leafs; Chevy sold 1,380 Volts
The ongoing saga of sales of the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt continues with the EV on top. For now.
Sales Are A Far Cry From The Slump In The US
European Union electric-vehicle sales jump during the first half of the year as France, UK demand rises.
Nissan Leaf, GM, Ford All Have Tough Months
July green-car sales tumble almost 16 percent from a year earlier, as public waits for new hybrid, plug-in variants.
Aging Leaf EV Sells 1,174 In The US While Aging Volt PHEV Sells 1,313 In July
Despite overall sluggish sales, June 2015 represented the first time since October 2013 that the Chevy Volt outsold the Nissan Leaf in the US.
Denmark could end its tax-exempt status for EVs at the end of the year, and the change could more than double the cost of the green vehicles there.
New Buyer And Friend Can Each Get $1,000 Off A Tesla Purchase
Tesla Motors has announced a new $1,000 referral bonus for current Model S drivers who talk their friends into buying one.
All-Electric SUV Set To Debut In US This Fall
Tesla Model X may start sales in China as soon as June 2016.
Lone Star State Honcho Maintains Need For Third-Party Dealers
Texas governor reaffirms the state's position against Tesla's direct-to-consumer electric vehicle sales.
Despite a generally down market, EV and PHEV sales are booming in China, and that looks to continue. In June, the volume was over twice as high as in the US.
Second-Place Competitor Is Nissan Leaf
IHS Automotive finds that the Tesla Model S was the best-selling electric car in the US for the first three months of 2015.
Elon Musk Says Electric SUV Will Dramatically Increase Tesla's Annual Sales
Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk says Model X may double the company's annual sales.
50,000-Vehicle Limit On Tax Incentives Was Set In 2011
The UK government's plug-in vehicle tax perks may be used up by the end of the year. Good thing they're considering an extension.
Wealthier Citizens' Perks Are Being Cut Or Reduced
California is boosting plug-in vehicle perks for people of more modest means while axing those for wealthy EV buyers.
Limited-time Free Charging Program Now Available In 17 US Cities
Boston becomes the 17th market in the US to offer new Nissan Leaf buyers the No Charge To Charge program. At least eight more will be announced soon.
Summer Gas Price Surge Isn't Happening, Yet
US green-car sales in June fall from a year earlier as Toyota, General Motors demand suffers.
Tesla's second-ever official sales announcement shows that the company delivered 11,507 Model S EVs in the second quarter of 2015.
The All-Electric Sells 2,074 Units, While The PHEV Moves Only 1,225
Sales for the Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt are down for the first six months of 2015, with the June results not doing anything to help reverse the trend.
Law Will Adjust In 2017 To Help Northeastern States
Zero-emissions vehicle credit provision favors California when it comes to model availability, sales.
Volkswagen Pretty Much The Lone Bright Spot Last Month
May 2015 US green-car sales fall 19 percent from a year earlier as Toyota, Nissan and Ford report big declines.
Leaf Hits 2,104 Sales In May, While Volt Climbs To 1,618
Both the Nissan Leaf and the Chevy Volt have their best sales month of the year, with lots of factors playing a role in the ever-changing numbers.
For dealers in California, the first orders for the 2016 Chevrolet Volt can be made on May 28. A few other states can make reservations on August 27, and things finally roll out nationwide October 1.
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